BioPlastics : The Truth about Biodegradable Plastics | Greensutra | India

Bioplastics : The truth about Biodegradable Plastics

Most BioPlastics take approximately 3 to 6 months to decompose fully. BioPlastics : The truth about BioDegradable Plastics Bioplastics is a term that is used to describe all Bio-Based Polymers. Bioplastics are These polymers are[…]

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Composting Basics

Composting Basics : Things you need to know

Browns + Greens + Water = Composting Basics Composting is natures way to recycle organic matter. The general process of composting is to break down solid waste to its simplest parts. This results in high-carbon,[…]

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Waste Classification | Greensutra | India

Waste Classification: Definitions and Types

Waste Classification is the first and most important step for Recycling, Reusing and Reducing. Almost every activity results in the generation of solid waste. India is one of the largest waste generator in the world.[…]

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Waste Segregation | Greensutra

Start Waste Segregation at Source

Waste segregation reduces 250-tonne of garbage dump. On 18 July 2017, MCGM (Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai) in its circular, set a deadline of 2 October 2017 directing all respective wards to process waste by[…]

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Plastic Recycling Process | Greensutra | India

Plastic Recycling Process : All You Need to Know

Approximately 6 Million Tonnes of Plastic Waste goes un-recycled every year in India. The idea of reusing products has been around for quite some time. Though the plastic recycling process has its limitations and flaws,[…]

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Plastic Recycling Codes | Greensutra | India

Plastic Recycling Codes: What do these numbers mean?

Plastic Recycling Codes group plastics in 7 Major Categories based on the raw materials used. The use of Recycling Codes has become increasingly popular to facilitate easier recycling, reusing or reprocessing of materials like plastic.[…]

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Plastic Recycling Facts | Greensutra | India

Top 21 Plastic Recycling Facts

Approximately 6 Million Tonnes of Plastic Waste goes un-recycled every year in India. Over the past decade we have produced and consumed more plastic than the entire century. India alone produces 40,000 Tonnes of Plastic[…]

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Plastic Waste | Greensutra | India

Pollution by Plastic Waste

India recycles about 60% of plastic waste, compared to world’s average of 22%. Approximately 40,000 Tonnes of Plastic Waste is generated daily in India as compared to 15,342 Tonnes that was recorded in the year[…]

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Iceberg Broke Off from Antarctic Peninsula | Greensutra | India

Giant Iceberg Broke off from Antarctica

Iceberg 4 times the size of the state of Delhi breaks off from Antarctica’s Ice Shelf. Credit: NASA/USGS Landsat On  12th July 2017, a giant iceberg broke off from Antarctic Penninsula. It is now reported[…]

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Climate Accord | Greensutra | India

The Climate Accord

153 Parties have ratified to the Paris Climate Accord of 2016. On 8th July 2017, United States of America won key concessions on Climate Accord from world leaders at the most fractious G20 summit to[…]

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